Title

The Miracle at Marrakesh: Doing Justice for the Blind and Visually Impaired While Changing the Culture of Norm Setting at WIPO

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

A chapter on justice for blind and visually impaired persons in book that aims to create an interface between intellectual property and diversity – including cultural, biological, religious, racial, and gender based-diversity.

Through its various themes, this book delves into the debate of whether such inclusion can be made possible and how intellectual property norms could be effectively used to protect and promote diversity. In this volume, leading scholars address ongoing regional, national, and international debates within the contexts of diversity, the existing legal framework, and the broader political and economic climate. The authors tackle such wide-ranging topics as the prohibition against trademarking slurs and concepts of intellectual property in ancient Indian texts.

Publication Title

Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests, and Intersections

Article Number

1102

First Page

35

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